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Harvest of the Month Internship – Spring 2018

Spring 2018: Harvest of the Month Program Intern Position Summary Massachusetts Farm to School is seeking a part-time intern to support our expanding Harvest of the Month (HOTM) program.  This will require the intern to work 10 hours per week (one ½ day in the office, other hours remote). HOTM promotes local foods in schools and […]

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Harvest of the Month Profile: Chelsea Public Schools

We spoke with Amanda Muniz, Food Service Director at the Chelsea Public Schools, a district with 6300 students and 7 dining areas, about how she’s putting local food on the menu in her cafeterias and promoting her excellent work around the district.  Procurement Chelsea Public Schools’ Food Service Director, Amanda Muniz uses a Farmlogix program to get […]

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Vineyard Gazette: Island Grown Initiative Introduces Cooking Show

11/28/2017 The Island Grown Initiative has launched a new monthly cooking show, Katie’s Harvest of the Month Kitchen, produced through Martha’s Vineyard Community Television. Each month on the show Island Grown Schools coordinator Katie Ruppel explores a locally available seasonal crop, and welcomes special guests to share knowledge and a favorite recipe. Crops so far […]

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2017-18 MA Farm to School Institute’s Fall Retreat

Earlier this month, we kicked off the 2017-18 Mass. Farm to School Institute with an incredible Fall Retreat at Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA on November 3rd-4th. School teams from Essex Technical High School, Webster Public Schools, and Ipswich Public Schools were selected from a pool of applicants for the opportunity to participate in the […]

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Feb. 10, 2018: Campus Farmer Summit at Stonehill College

The Farm at Stonehill seeks to “grow community around fresh produce” and spark those who visit the farm to think about how their food choices have local and global, social and environmental impacts. We are pleased to be partnering with Farm to Institution New England and the Vela Foundation to host this inaugural gathering of […]

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Grant Opportunity: USDA 2018 Farm to School Grant RFA

USDA FY 2018 Farm to School Grant RFA The USDA FY 2018 Farm to School Request for Applications (RFA) is now open. On an annual basis, USDA awards up to $5 million in competitive grants for training, supporting operations, planning, purchasing equipment, developing school gardens, developing partnerships, and implementing farm to school programs.   Grant funds will […]

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Jan. 10, 2018 – PVGrows: Collaboration for a Thriving Food System

PVGrows Presents: Collaboration for a Thriving Food System Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 Top of Our City Conference Center at Springfield Technical Community College Save the Date! Registration will open soon. The 2018 Pioneer Valley Grows Forum will be a day of learning about the challenges of ongoing food systems projects in the Valley. Together we […]

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Feb. 22, 2018 – 2018 Mass. Hort School Garden Conference

Mass. Hort’s fourth annual school garden conference will feature workshops that explore regional best practices for planning and running a garden that will not only meet educational goals, but also foster life skills. Attending educators will develop practical gardening skills that will increase their confidence and ability to teach in and from a garden. Workshops […]

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Farm to School Awareness Day Brought Advocates & Legislators together to celebrate Farm to School & the 2017 Kale Blazer

Farm to School advocates from across the Commonwealth gathered at the Massachusetts State House on Thursday, October 26th to share their stories of bringing healthy, locally grown foods and food education to students with each other and their legislators. They heard from one of the 2016 Kale Blazer award winners, Senator Anne Gobi as well […]

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